Faces of Experience: Ashlee Warren, Conference Chair

Did you know that Experience is planned by a group of volunteers? A committee of young professionals works throughout the year to create programming that impacts the personal and professional lives of those who attend.

Ashlee Warren is the committee chair for Experience 2019 on June 6-7 at the Taubman Museum. (Sign up to be first to know when registration opens.) Warren has been working with Experience almost since it started in 2014.

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Millennials Love the Roanoke Region

Where are the coolest and most affordable cities for millennials? If you guess Roanoke, then you are right.

The Roanoke Region was noted as one of “25 Cities that Millennials Can Afford and Actually Want to Live In” by The Penny Hoarder. Roanoke came in at No. 12 with an affordability rank of 5, millennial happiness rank of 18, and economy health rank of 15.

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Roanoke Named Top Market for Jobs by USA Today

Job seekers, you don’t have to look any further than the Roanoke Region to find the perfect fit.

A report in USA Today notes that Roanoke is one of the best metro job markets in 2018. The ranking was produced by Zippia, a job search website, which used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistic to tank the top markets. Rankings are based on based on how much local wages rose, how much unemployment dipped, and the current jobless rate. Continue reading “Roanoke Named Top Market for Jobs by USA Today”